TWT Profile

Located at: 817 Victoria Road, Ryde. NSW 2112

POBox 123, Ryde 1680

Ph: 9807 6666

The Weekly Times is one of Sydney’s longest established suburban newspapers established in 1921 and serves the North Western Districts of Sydney.

The newspaper is still independently owned and operated and is sensitive to local issues ensuring a strong and loyal readership base.

Circulation is 54,000, CAB audited, delivered by the newspaper’s own independent distribution team each week ensuring 100% distribution every time.

The Weekly Times has always maintained a high profile in the area it serves with a policy of actively promoting local issues and causes on behalf of its readers.

An indication of the newspaper’s acceptance in the local area is the strong and loyal advertising base it attracts.
This includes Real Estate, Shopping Centres, Clubs and Restaurants, Motoring and Classifieds. A number of advertisers have been with the newspaper for over 40 years.

To ensure continued readership involvement in the newspaper The Weekly Times undertakes a number of community based promotions throughout the year.

These include:

• The Weekly Times Sports Star of the Year

• TWT West Ryde Chamber of Commerce Easter Parade and Fair

• TWT Ryde School Fireworks Spectacular

• Salvation Army Red Shield Appeal Promotion

• TWT Bridge to Bridge Fun Run and Ryde Aquatic Festival

• Granny Smith Festival and Procession

• TWT Community Christmas Carols Spectacular.


Community Newspapers Awards

The Weekly Times has been recognised by its peers in the industry as being the Most Successful Community Newspaper in the Community Newspapers of Australia Awards and its predecessor Australian Suburban Newspapers Association ASNA.

2015 Winner National Award for Best Editorial, Finalist in 3 categories

2014 Finalist in 3 categories

2013 Winner Best Community Service newspaper in Australia

2013 Grand Finalist Best Editorial

2013 Grand Finalist Best Advertisement

2010 Winner National Award for Best Advertisement, Finalist Best Website

2009 Winner of Best Editorial

2008 Winner Best Editorial, Finalist Best Website

2007 Winner in 3 Categories, Finalist in a record 6 Categories

2006 Finalist in 4 categories

2006 Winner of Best Spot Colour in an Advertisement

2005 Finalist in 5 categories

2005 Winner of Best Advertising Campaign and Best Editorial

2004 Finalist in 4 categories

2003 Winner of Best Community Newspaper and Best Advertising Feature

2002 Winner of the Australian Suburban Newspaper Awards for Community Service

2000 Winner of the Australian Suburban Newspaper Awards for Community Service

2015 Winner National Award for Best Editorial

The Weekly Times should be on all advertisers schedules if you are serious about effectively communicating to this important influential area of Sydney.